PUPPETS UNITE NEIGHBOURS
Kolkata saw the unveiling of an International Puppet Festival on Thursday at Mohor Kunja, with a procession of puppeteers from across the globe, a host of school children and performing artists. The festival was held in association with West Bengal Tourism Development to unite neighbouring countries through puppets. The puppeteers will move across various venues in Kolkata, with tales from their countries. Besides puppeteers from West Bengal, Rajasthan and other Indian states, the festival showcased puppeteers from UK, Germany, Singapore, Portugal, Lithuania, Peru, Italy and Brazil.